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Making Tough But Necessary Choices, Op-ed

Finance and Treasury Board

March 27, 2015 2:28 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Making Tough But Necessary Choices, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen.
The 2015-16 budget on April 9 may be the most important budget Nova Scotia has faced in quite some time.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

March 27, 2015 12:02 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
CONTINUING WORK

Amendments to the Limitation of Actions Act

Justice

March 27, 2015 9:08 AM

JUSTICE--Amendments to the Limitation of Actions Act
Amendments to the Limitation of Actions Act introduced today, March 27, further strengthen protections for victims of sexual assault.

Provincial User Fees to Increase

Finance and Treasury Board

March 26, 2015 1:30 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Provincial User Fees to Increase
Effective April 1, most provincial user fees will increase by three per cent to bring the cost of government services better in line with the cost of delivery.

Amendments to Health Authorities Act Reflect Labour Relations Agreement

Health and Wellness

March 26, 2015 1:27 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Amendments to Health Authorities Act Reflect Labour Relations Agreement
Government has introduced amendments to the Health Authorities Act allowing four councils of unions to negotiate on behalf of health-care workers within the new Nova Scotia Health Authority and at the IWK.

Spring Legislature Sitting Begins

Premier's Office

March 26, 2015 1:17 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Spring Legislature Sitting Begins
The government will continue its work to be transparent and accountable to Nova Scotians during the second session of the 62nd general assembly, which resumed today, March 26.

Atlantic 4-H Conference to Be Held in Debert

Agriculture

March 26, 2015 12:27 PM

AGRICULTURE--Atlantic 4-H Conference to Be Held in Debert
One-hundred senior 4-H members and adult volunteer leaders will attend an interactive Atlantic conference designed to energize and inspire the participants' 4-H experience.

Government to Deliver Budget April 9

Finance and Treasury Board

March 25, 2015 1:14 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Government to Deliver Budget April 9
Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen will deliver the 2015-16 budget Thursday, April 9.

Private Sector to Lead Tourism Growth

Finance and Treasury Board

March 25, 2015 1:10 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Private Sector to Lead Tourism Growth
Government is transforming the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency into a private-sector-led Crown corporation.

Dartmouth Waterfront Property Creates Opportunity for Ocean Sectors

Waterfront Development Corporation

March 25, 2015 1:03 PM

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION--Dartmouth Waterfront Property Creates Opportunity for Ocean Sectors
The former Canadian Coast Guard land on the Dartmouth waterfront will be home to an ocean innovation centre.

2009 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program

Justice

March 25, 2015 10:45 AM

JUSTICE--2009 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program
Halifax Regional Police and the provincial government are hoping to receive more information about the death of Timothy John Kelly through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

Additional Security Measures in Effect at Province House

Speaker's Office

March 25, 2015 10:37 AM

SPEAKER'S OFFICE--Additional Security Measures in Effect at Province House
Additional security measures will go into effect when the second session of the 62nd general assembly resumes Thursday, March 26.

Samson Sworn In as Energy Minister

Premier's Office

March 25, 2015 9:07 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Samson Sworn In as Energy Minister
Michel Samson was sworn in as Minister of Energy, Communications Nova Scotia and Minister responsible for Part I of the Gaming Control Act on Tuesday, March 24.

Adekayode v. HRM and IAFF, Local 268, Decision

Human Rights Commission

March 24, 2015 2:45 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Adekayode v. HRM and IAFF, Local 268, Decision
A decision by an independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry has found that a Halifax firefighter was discriminated against based on his family status.

Accountability Legislation Coming for Universities

Labour and Advanced Education

March 24, 2015 11:20 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Accountability Legislation Coming for Universities
Government will introduce legislation this spring to increase universities' financial accountability.

Report Tells What We Heard on Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Regulations

Environment

March 24, 2015 11:07 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Report Tells What We Heard on Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Regulations
The Environment Department today, March 24, released What We Heard, a report on proposed changes to Nova Scotia's solid waste management regulations.

Innovation Programs Open for Applications

Agriculture

March 24, 2015 11:05 AM

AGRICULTURE--Innovation Programs Open for Applications
Nova Scotia farmers are encouraged to apply for innovation support through $1.2-million proposal-based programs.

Un concours pour la Journée du patrimoine encourage la participation des élèves

Communities, Culture and Heritage

March 24, 2015 10:50 AM

COMMUNAUTÉS, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Un concours pour la Journée du patrimoine encourage la participation des élèves
Les citoyens les plus jeunes de la province sont invités à contribuer à la création d'un symbole qui représentera la Journée du patrimoine de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Heritage Day Contest Engages Students

Communities, Culture and Heritage

March 24, 2015 10:45 AM

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Heritage Day Contest Engages Students
Nova Scotia's youngest citizens are invited to help create a symbol to represent Nova Scotia Heritage Day.

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick to Cut Red Tape

Executive Council

March 24, 2015 10:34 AM

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL--Nova Scotia, New Brunswick to Cut Red Tape
To make dealing with government easier, faster and less frequent, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will create a new joint Regulatory and Service Effectiveness Office.

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